Intelligent decision system and its application in business innovation self assessment

Dong Ling Xu, [Unknown] McCarthy, Jian Bo Yang

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    In this paper, it is described how a multiple criteria decision analysis software tool, the Intelligent Decision System (IDS), can be used to help business self-assessment. Following a brief outline of a model for assessing business innovation capability and the IDS software, the process of using IDS to implement different types of assessment questions is discussed. It is demonstrated that IDS is a flexible tool capable of handling different types of data in self-assessment, including uncertain and incomplete data, and providing a wide range of information including scores, performance diversity, strength and weakness profile and graphics. © 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)664-673
    Number of pages9
    JournalDecision Support Systems
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2006


    • Decision support system
    • Evidential reasoning approach
    • Intelligent decision system
    • Knowledge management
    • Multiple attribute decision making
    • Self assessment


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